Hello my name is Kia Windom and I am from a small town in Ohio named Mansfield. Growing up there was great in the sense of being diverse. I have always thought outside the box on most decisions in my life. I have always had a very outgoing personality! I could get in the front of any crowd and speak! I grew up as a tomboy and if you would have told me that I would be living the life I live now I would have just laughed. I moved to Dallas, Texas at the age of 16. I finished high school in Texas and I have been here ever since. I have always felt that my personality and drive was too big for a small town. One of my favorite model today is Tyra Banks. She has conquered almost everything that I want to achieve within the industry.
With that said, I have ALWAYS loved styling hair and making others feel beautiful so I attended Toni & Guy Academy. There I learn everything there is to know about styling and cutting hair. I dedicated myself to my passion for Styling I became Educator! I absolutely loved it to the point of me considering buying a Salon. I have a best friend that was modeling since high school named Valerie. I always thought you had to be almost 6” in order to Model so I never thought twice about it. Until a client of mine asked me why wasn’t I modeling. I couldn’t give her an answer besides I had a Full-Time job that I absolutely loved. I have always had the satisfaction of making others feel beautiful. I loved beauty and fashion from afar. I decided to give it a try! I did my first project for Toni & Guy I was a part of a makeup book that they were coming out with. After that I was hooked!! I have always been a big believer of Faith and I knew that if I was going to try it I have to just put all of my trust in my Faith. I started doing Promotional work to get myself out there. From there, I build my Portfolio and I decided to take it to a bigger state. I headed to Hollywood where I visited my Uncle, Aunt and Cousins. They welcomed me with open arms and didn’t think I was weird for chasing my Dream because one of my cousins just so happen to be Tanika Ray from Extra! She took me on the set of “Dancing With The Stars”. I not only wanted to be an Actress but now I was introduced to the behind the scene crew. Watching everything being taped before my eyes I got a warm sensation and knew at that very moment I was on the right track. I found something that I could learn and master. I started going on casting calls for TV shows. I started shopping my portfolio around for a while in LA where I got a couple of shoots.
I decided to go back and forward between Dallas and LA for about 5 years. One of my first big jobs was to work the magic show in Vegas. I had the time of my life out there and from there I learned how to Network. I was doing it I thought I was almost there. I was getting jobs here and there Also getting my face out there. I was living the dream well at least I thought. I learned never to sign anything if you are not sure what it is. I was still a rookie just getting a taste of what the Industry is all about, the good and bad. Being in the Modeling Industry you have to have tough skin and I thank my mother Jeanette so instilling that inside of me at such a young age. When I go to a casting I may not always get the job but I guarantee you will remember me. I am a home body when I am not running around doing a million things. I love to watch movie with popcorn and maybe wine if the mood is right. I am really big on family and loyalty. I think it’s very important to treat others you the way you want to be treated. I love listening to music of all generations, it takes me to a happy place within myself. I have a tender spot in my heart for special needs kids. I would like to work with them more in the future. I am the oldest girl of my siblings so I take on the big sister role even when I am not trying.
I have work with some of the most talented photographers out there. They have taught me through experience to catch the feeling of the camera and make it my own. I have a very Unique Signature with every photo that I take. I just close my eyes say a little prayer and when I open them its lights camera action time. I am very passionate about every project that work on. I have learned how to master and perfect my look. I would love to one day open my own Talent Agency. I will recruit some of the best models out there with the same passion and drive or more. From there I will use my Educational Skills to teach them how to walk, poise and find their own signature look and perfect it. I will go across the world looking for these models.